Imidazo[1,5-α]pyridine-derived fluorescent turn-on probe for cellular thiols imaging with a large Stokes shift

Research paper by SongChen, HongmeiLi, PengHou

Indexed on: 26 Oct '17Published on: 01 Jul '17Published in: Tetrahedron Letters


•An imidazo[1,5-α]pyridine-based fluorescence probe has been successfully developed.•The probe displayed a large Stokes shift (201 nm) in the detection of thiols.•The successful detection of intracellular thiols was demonstrated in living A549 cells.